Ontario's School Battery Recycling Challenge

Ontario's School Battery Recycling Challenge

Welcome to the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge!

The Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge is for elementary and secondary schools in the province of Ontario. If you want to do something great for the environment and have a chance to win great prizes, you've come to the right place! This challenge is brought to you by Raw Materials Company Inc.

Welcome Students!

If you are a student and your school is participating in the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge, you can register to win some great prizes. Please enter here.

Students Enter Here!
Students Enter Here!

Welcome Teachers!

Welcome to the Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge!

If you are a teacher or work at one of Ontario's elementary or secondary schools, please enter here.

Teachers Enter Here!
Teachers Enter Here!

The OSBRC has raised an estimated:

$891.63

OSBRC 5th Annual Challenge Leaderboards

OSBRC Pledge Prize Pool

Estimated PRIZE POOL

$3,566.51

14 schools are eligible for
a share of the OSBRC Pledge Prize!

Every school that recycles 100% of their OSBRC Pledge will receive an equal share of the OSBRC Pledge Prize!


Most Batteries Recycled
by a School

Estimated Provincial PRIZE

$2,674.88

School District Estimated* Actual* Total
1st Bayview Public School Midland Scdsb 0 101,933 102,933
2nd Springfield Public School Springfield TVDSB 24,937 59,595 85,532
3rd King's Town School Kingston IND 21,871 9,025 31,896
4th Quintilian School Kingston IND 11,735 18,520 31,255
5th Tecumseh Vista Academy Tecumseh GECDSB 30,071 0 31,071
6th Monsignor Michael O'Leary Bracebridge smcdsb 11,002 15,629 27,631
7th St. Davids Public School St. Davids DSBN 12,469 8,541 22,009
8th Westmount Junior School Etobicoke TDSB 19,069 0 20,069
9th Guildwood Junior Public School Toronto TDSB 18,336 0 19,336
10th Bloomsburg Public School Waterford GEDSB 8,068 9,143 18,210

The school that recycles the most single-use alkaline batteries overall, will win this prize.


Most Batteries Recycled
by Average Student Body

Estimated Provincial PRIZE

$1,783.25

School District Estimated* Actual* Total
1st Quintilian School Kingston IND 9,301 14,678 24,978
2nd Springfield Public School Springfield TVDSB 4,057 9,695 14,752
3rd King's Town School Kingston IND 7,861 3,244 12,104
4th Bayview Public School Midland Scdsb 0 8,492 9,492
5th Muskoka Christian School Utterson MACS 5,299 0 6,299
6th Guildwood Junior Public School Toronto TDSB 4,498 0 5,498
7th St Mary CHS Brockville CDSBEO 3,303 0 4,303
8th McGillivray Central Ailsa Craig, Ont. TVDSB 2,988 0 3,988
9th Bloomsburg Public School Waterford GEDSB 1,216 1,378 3,595
10th Westmount Junior School Etobicoke TDSB 2,426 0 3,426

The school that recycles the most batteries per student/staff enrolled will win this prize.


Click here to see the full OSBRC Leaderboards!


Iron Earth Canada is excited to be apart of the OSBRC this year! Teachers and students can receive a free bag of Iron Earth for your garden this year!

Find out how to get your free bag here. Learn more about the benefits of Iron Earth here.

Battery Preperation Safety

Most of the batteries that we use everyday do not require any special preparation before recycling. However, we do recommend that precautionary measures be taken when recycling certain types of batteries to reduce any risk of short-circuit.

To learn more about how to safely store and prepare your batteries for recycling, click here.

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Sick Kids Foundation

The Ontario Schools Battery Recycling Challenge and Raw Materials Company Inc. are proud to be a part of the effort to raise money for such an important charity. Proceeds from this event will help support the SickKids Foundation.

Click here for more information.

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